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RATINGS: 365   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.62   EST. CALORIES: 147   ABV: 4.9%
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A 100 percent malted lager, “Leinie’s Classic” features Leinenkugel’s own unique blend of two-row and six-row malts and four varieties of hops. A blend of Pale, Caramel, and Munich malts offer a complex flavor, with four different hops (Cluster, Cascade, Mt. Hood, and Hallertau) to balance the malts. Acknowledging their German heritage, Leinenkugel’s brewed Classic Amber in Reinheitsgebot tradition, where the only ingredients permitted are malts, water, hops, and yeast.


2.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
rumproasts (3576) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - JUN 16, 2013
bottle. Amber with small head. Nothing groundbreaking, but a decent amber ale. Light and smooth.

2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
mnmike (1054) - Minnesota, USA - JUN 13, 2013
Bottle for this one. Not a classic, but a respectable "amber" that isn’t really an amber.

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
BrownALEx (320) - Portland, Michigan, USA - MAY 6, 2013
Fell for it again. I guess marketing works. Why would I think the amber would be different than the others? Pretty bland and pretty blah. Not again.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
burg326 (4337) - Florida, USA - APR 23, 2013
12 ounce bottle pours a clear golden yellow color, aromas of hay, light husk, some grain, and a touch of earth. flavors follow suit, decent beer overall.

1.7
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
shrubber85 (8580) - Greenville, Indiana, USA - MAR 22, 2013
Bottle. Light sour barley malt and metallic aroma. Golden yellow with large head. Mildly sweet malt and and hay aroma. Light body. Bland - barely more flavor than the average macro pale lager and most of that is metallic.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
queenholly (3092) - South Whitley, Indiana, USA - MAR 19, 2013
Bottle. LIght, slightly sweet barley malt and soapy aroma. Clear copper with a large off-white head. Barley malt and light grassy flavor. Light body, moderate carbonation. Not great, not bad, would be acceptable for the lawn mower.

2.3
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Ret12 (453) - Maryland, USA - MAR 16, 2013
Nothing special about this beer, it reminded me of a mass produced light beer with a little malt backbone

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Lemke10 (864) - Waukesha, Wisconsin, USA - MAR 14, 2013
As the name suggests, this pours an amber color with a decent off-white head. The aroma is mostly of grains and malts. The taste is rather malty with some spices as well. Finishes slightly crisp and I actually think this delivers a better spice flavor than their Oktoberfest. Not bad, I heard they were putting this into hibernation so I wanted to try it before I couldn’t find it anymore.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
dlbeer (845) - Wisconsin, USA - MAR 4, 2013
Bottle. Light amber pour with white head. Smells of malt and slight hops. Tastes of sweet malts and slight citrus hops. Decent amber. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
KansaiBeerLvrs (2746) - Kyoto, JAPAN - JAN 24, 2013
This was a souvenir from my student’s trip to the US ^_^ A nice amber ale that was was dark like an ale but light & crisp like a lager, It is really drinkable & lightly spiced. It would make a nice session beer.


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